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New name revealed for Australia’s controversial Coon cheese – Stuff.co.nz

After years of pressure, 85 year old Australian dairy brand Coon has announced its rebranded name.

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Australian dairy brand Coon will now be sold under the name Cheer, the company has announced.
The cheese, originally named for American cheesemaker Edward William Coon, was dropped after years of criticism linking the word to its historical use as a racial slur.
The cheese was originally named after American cheesemaker Edward William Coon.
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